William Tell ( German: Wilhelm Tell, German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈtɛl] ( listen)) is a drama written by Friedrich Schiller in 1804. The story focuses on the legendary Swiss marksman William Tell as part of the greater Swiss struggle for independence from the Habsburg Empire in the early 14th century.
The Adventures of William Tell is a British swashbuckler adventure series, first broadcast on the ITV network in 1958, and produced by ITC Entertainment. In the United States, the episodes aired on the syndicated NTA Film Network in 1958–1959.  William Tell is a folk hero of Switzerland, supposedly active in the early 14th century.
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Public Domain Mark 1.0. Topics. classic tv, action, fun, itv, british, 1950s, adventure. Language. English. The Swiss are subject to heavy taxes and cruel laws by the conquering Austrians and have to show respect to the Emperor's hat placed in each village.
William Tell is the youthful leader of a band of young, ‘brat pack' outlaws, forever hunted by the forces of darkness, led by Xax and Kreel, who have usurped power in their homeland.
- August 30 –, December 20, 1998
TV-PG. Adventure · Fantasy · Drama. The adventurous tales of the legend William Tell, the man who shot an apple off of his son’s head and led the rebellion to free Switzerland. StarringKieren Hutchison Nathaniel Lees Andrew Robertt Sharon Tyrell Beth Allen. Directed byDeclan Eames Graham Wetherell Mike Smith.
- Declan Eames, Graham Wetherell, Mike Smith
- Kieren Hutchison
- January 1, 1998
201 YOUR RATING Rate Adventure Family History Depicts the legend of William Tell, who, as the stories say, shot an apple off of his son's head and lead the rebellion to free Switzerland. Creator Friedrich Schiller Stars Conrad Phillips Willoughby Goddard Jennifer Jayne See production, box office & company info Search on Amazon